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2012 Greater Los Angeles Regional Tournament Results

The 2012 Greater Los Angeles Regional Botball Tournament took place in Yucaipa, CA on May 19th. This year's tournament was held at the Crafton Hills College Gymnasium in Yucaipa, CA. There were 21 registered teams that entered the 2012 competition.

Here are the results for:

Overall Winners

The Overall winners for Botball are determined by Double Elimination rank, Seeding Round scores and Online and Onsite Documentation scores.

1 Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0490 )
2 PDHS AzTechs (12-0446 )
3 Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0037 )
4 Tri-Desert Robotics (12-0534 )
5 PDHS AzTechs (12-0450 )

Double Elimination

Robots from two different teams compete on the game board simultaneously in an effort to score as many points as possible, but also to keep their opponent from scoring. Double Elimination placement makes up about one-third of the overall Botball score.

1 Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0490 )
2 Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0037 )
3 PDHS AzTechs (12-0450 )
4 Santa Barbara High School Robotics Club (12-0639 )

Seeding

In the Seeding Rounds, team's run their robots unopposed and attempt to score the most points possible. Seeding round scores determine initial placement in the Double Elimination bracket and account for about one-third of each team's overall score.

1 Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0490 )
2 PDHS AzTechs (12-0446 )
3 Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0037)
4 Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0036)

Outstanding Documentation

Botball teams are required to complete documentation covering their work on their competition robots. Documentation scores determine about one-third of each team's overall score.

Outstanding Documentation PDHS AzTechs (12-0450)
Outstanding Documentation Santa Barbara High School Robotics Club (12-0639)

Judges' Choice Trophies

Throughout the tournament, the judges select teams to be singled out for Judges' Choice awards for excellence in a variety of categories.

Overall Judges' Choice Santa Barbara High School Robotics Club (12-0639)
Spirit of Botball La Puente High School (12-0087)
KISS Award Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0490)

Judges' Choice Certificates

Outstanding Engineering Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0037)
Outstanding Engineering Desert Robotics - John Glenn Middle School (12-0036 )
Outstanding Overall Design Tri-Desert Robotics (12-0534)
Most Promising Design PDHS AzTechs (12-0450)
Most Promising Design Providence High School (12-0412)
Rookie Perseverance Award Caps Team 2 (12-0499)

Complete Results